Disease is our soul’s messenger of the transgression of our natural limits. Welcome her, for she brings us good news and a warning. Reflect upon her when she is with you, for her wisdom will teach you. Her nature is
Keeping track of your cycle (well, if you are a woman! But if you are a man you would be well advised to familiarise yourself with the cycle of your significant other!) is an incredible way to engage actively with
A short introduction to the types of causes of menstrual disorders and their relationship to dietary, lifestyle and hormonal issues, in a manner that helps women to grasp what they may do about them.
Autumn’s sunlight streamed brightly through the bare windows, stretching from ceiling to floor, sparsely spanning the interspace between outside and inside. Acutely modern, smooth, hardened plastic framed the view of London’s financial district, hiding the uniformity of cast concrete and
This is a lecture I delivered for the KN-OW ISEEK 2013 conference, it examines the three foundational pillars of health – Sleep, Nutrition and Digestion –, how they have been corrupted in our modern lifestyles and what we can do
I am usually asked about the manner in which the personality type affects health. If you have read my book Know Yourself and are familiar with the four personality types – sanguine, choleric, melancholic and phlegmatic – you would have
Episode 8 of An Introduction to Islamic Medicine – an eleven part series on the theoretical foundations of Islamic Medicine. The series explores the usage of the four element way of seeing in medicine.
Episode 7 of An Introduction to Islamic Medicine – an eleven part series on the theoretical foundations of Islamic Medicine. The series explores the usage of the four element way of seeing in medicine. Identifying your own mizaj – biotype.
The IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer) has linked regular lack of sleep to an increased cancer risk, showing a 36% increase in breast cancer risk amongst women who work a night shift for more than 30 years. According
“The collective principle asserts that (…) no society can legitimately call itself civilised if a sick person is denied medical aid because of lack of means.” — Aneurin Bevan, the chief architect of the NHS No one can deny the